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Today in Rock: June 26

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There were several significant events on this day between the years 1961 and 2012.

On this day in 1961 future lead singer-songwriter for Berlin Terri Nunn is born in Los Angeles, California. Also on this day Elvis Presley records "His Latest Flame" and “Little Sister.” Also on this day The Beatles perform at the Top Ten Club in Hamburg, Germany.

On this day in 1963 John Lennon and Paul McCartney compose “She Loves You” in a hotel room in Newcastle, England while on tour there.

On this day in 1964 The Rolling Stones release “It's All Over Now.” Also on this day The Beatles release the platter A Hard Day’s Night in the US and perform another concert in New Zealand.

On this day in 1965 The Byrds' “Mr. Tambourine Man” hits number one on the Billboard singles chart.

On this day in 1968 The Beatles begin work on the song that will eventually be titled “Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey.” Also on this day Colin Greenwood, future bassist for Radiohead, is born in Oxford, England.

On this day in 1973 future country music artist Gretchen Wilson is born in Pocahontas, Illinois. Also on this day a model files an unsuccessful paternity suit against Mick Jagger.

On this day 1975 Sonny & Cher's divorce becomes final.

On this day in 1976 Peter Frampton releases “Baby, I Love Your Way.”

On this day in 1977 Elvis Presley's last concert is in Indianapolis, Indiana.

On this day in 1995 Westwood One broadcasts Paul McCartney’s radio show “Oobu Joobu”, Part 7.

On this day in 1996 Sammy Hagar is replaced as Van Halen's lead vocalist by the vocalist he had replaced 11 years earlier, David Lee Roth.

On this day in 2012 The Offspring release their ninth studio album Days Go By.


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